The Maine Coon cat is known to be a gentle giant. The breed's large size, fluffy coats, and grumpy faces have brought internet stardom the furry friends in recent years. Quite popular when the breed emerged in the 19th century, the cats were then eclipsed by other long-haired breeds at the turn of the 20th century. Luckily, in recent decades, this lovable breed has clawed its way back from obscurity.
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Contemporary artist Ava Roth is not afraid of bees. In fact, honeybees are critical to Roth's mixed-media encaustic artwork which combines beeswax and pigment to create striking abstract compositions. Her recent series Honeycomb Collection embraces the natural products of beehives by working in collaboration with the insects to add their hexagonal combs for the finishing touch on each piece. The Honeycomb Collection brings together materials both man-made and natural.
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Did you know that tiny Bonsai fruit trees can bear full-sized fruit just like their naturally growing counterparts? Despite their tiny stature, these mini Bonsai are mighty fruit bearers because they originate from the same seeds as regular trees. As a potted Bonsai fruit tree is genetically identical to those in an orchard, the fruit produced often reaches the size found in grocery stores.
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Whether they've been passed down over generations or accidentally found at a thrift store, do not let vintage teacups gather dust somewhere in a dark cabinet. Teacups are perfect for crafts, and even chipped or broken teacups can easily turn into works of art. You can craft a bird feeder to liven up your garden or make some romantic candles with delightful aromas.
Brighten up your home with this Interactive Cloud lamp—a fluffy cumulous cloud with hidden LED lights that sync to your...